Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
Lebanon, NH        603.448.2221


Drummond Woodsum is a growing firm, with a truly unique culture. Our employees are self-motivated, personally committed to excellence, and are a part of a closely knit team of attorneys and staff. Recently named again as one of Maine’s Best Places to Work, our staff are offered a generous benefits package, paid time off, and the opportunity to work in a nourishing environment. If you enjoy a challenge and would like to join our top-notch staff, please submit your resume and letter of interest.
Finance Assistant
Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full-time finance assistant to join its Administration team. Duties will be varied, as the Admin team is ultimately responsible for the day-to-day business operations of the firm.

Responsibilities will include:


If you enjoy a challenge and being a part of a great team, please submit your resume and letter of interest for consideration to hr@dwmlaw.com. No calls, please.

Administrative Assistant
Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full-time administrative assistant to join its business office. Duties will be varied, as the Admin team is ultimately responsible for the day-to-day business operations of the firm. 

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting conflict of interest searches for all offices
  • Generating reports to identify any potential conflicts that may prohibit matter acceptance
  • Entering new client/matter information into database system
  • Filing
  • Mail processing
  • Tracking Advance Payments and Engagement letters for new clients
  • Assisting with matter closing and disengagement
  • Technologically savvy with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a very hard-working team
  • Demonstrates solid problem-solving skills, must be analytical and detail oriented
  • Familiarity with LMS helpful, but not required
  • Ability to comfortably interact with attorneys and staff
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must
If you enjoy a challenge and being a part of a great team, please submit your resume and letter of interest for consideration to hr@dwmlaw.com. No calls, please. 

Corporate Paralegal 
Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full-time Corporate Paralegal to join our Portland, ME office. This position will provide a range of support for attorneys in our Business Services Group.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing, reviewing, analyzing and organizing documents in connection with a wide range of complex corporate transactions
  • Managing the records of the firm’s extensive list of business clients
  • Filing annual reports
  • Managing requests for various state certifications and filings
  • Interacting with clients on requests for materials in the firm’s records
  • Assisting in the closing of various transactions including drafting closing documents and certificates, and the organization and circulation of closing documents
Qualifications & Position Expectations:
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team through effective communication strategies
  • Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines with competing and shifting priorities
  • Energetic, organized, detail oriented, and a willingness to work hard
  • Ability to bill 1300 hours annually towards the firm’s paralegal billing expectation
  • Previous experience handling general corporate and other business transactions 

No calls, please. To apply, please submit your resume and letter of interest to hr@dwmlaw.com.

Lateral Attorneys
Maine or New Hampshire

Many lawyers, including shareholders and associates, have joined Drummond Woodsum laterally from other firms. We like to think the movement is not lateral, but is upward.

Drummond Woodsum’s culture is informal, friendly and unregimented. We are committed to our independence as a mid-sized firm and the entrepreneurial environment that we foster. The firm has grown by encouraging entrepreneurial lawyers to develop their practice with flexibility in how their client relationships are structured and managed.

The firm, founded in 1965, maintains more than 19 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law with a primary focus on business, litigation, and public sector practices. Drummond Woodsum provides a wide range of services to meet the varying legal needs of some of the nation's largest corporations, start-up companies, financial institutions, colleges and universities, Indian nations and tribal enterprises, municipalities, school districts, and individuals.

If you are interested in joining Drummond Woodsum please send a letter of application and resume in complete confidence to:

Candice Pierce
Hiring Coordinator
Drummond Woodsum
84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101-2480

All inquiries held in the strictest confidence.
No phone calls, please.

Drummond Woodsum is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, veteran's status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Drummond Woodsum maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals and covered veterans. EOE M/F/V/D

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